Drums, Songs and Stories Celebrating Africa and the African Diaspora
Please Note: You’ll notice there is some overlap between this program and Trickster Tales.
An interactive program for all ages featuring:
- Talking Drum
- and other percussion instruments from Africa and the the African Diaspora as well as cool sound effects instruments played by the audience (where and when appropriate)
- Funga Alafia – welcoming song/rhythm
- The Samba
- Congo Square
- The Rhumba – and other infectious rhythms
- “Monkey & Leopard” – why monkeys live in trees, why leopards eat meat & why you never mess with a drummer’s drum without asking permission.
- Anansi & the Talking Drum – Anansi discovers the secret name of the king’s daughter but is so shy he can only
- That’s Ridiculous! – Various vegetables, animals and inanimate objects talk to people.
- Why Lions Don’t Have Wings – Frog puts an end to Lion’s flyin’.
- Thunder Tubes
- Thunder Drum (the Djun-Djun)
- Ocean Drum,
- & more…
Please Note: This program can be combined with drumming and/or instrument making workshops for maximum educational impact.
To book this program now…
- Call: 203-804-1208
- Email: Mark@MarkShepard.com
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